Franklin Elmer Whitson, age 80 of Russell Springs

Franklin Elmer Whitson, age 80 of Russell Springs, passed Friday Feb 26 at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital in Somerset.

He was born on March 25, 1940 in Louisville Kentucky, son of Walter & Thelma Whitson.

He was a retired Air Force veteran and member of Southeast Christian Church for 35 years. He loved God, Family & Country with everything he had.

He is survived by, his wife of 62 years Linda Whitson of Russell Springs Kentucky, One son David Whitson of Richmond Kentucky, two daughters Sheri (Eric) Foster and Amanda (James) Quisenberry of Russell Springs Kentucky, 8 Grandchildren also survive, Erica Heath, Chris Foster, Shayla Whitson, Dylan Harrison, Zachary Foster, Savannah Whitson, Kadie Foster and Sydney Whitson, one great grandchild, Piper Heath also survives.

Funeral services will be at 12 noon Central Time on Friday, March 5th 2021 at Wilson Funeral Home Chapel, with interment in Mill Springs National Cemetery in Nancy.

Visitation will be from 11-12 Central Time Friday, March 5th 2021

There will be a wake at his home at 2:30 PM Friday, March 5th 2021, at 678 Robertson Road, Russell Springs.

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